Karvelas Kiveton bound - 11/12/14

Ari KarvelasARI KARVELAS has signed for Bassetlaw Championship club Kiveton Park Colliery for the 2015 season.

Karvelas (20) is a Greek Passport holding South African batting all-rounder playing for Jeppe Cricket Club in the Gauteng Premier League.

A former Johannesburg South, East and Gauteng age-group representative, Kiveton have picked up the talented South African after his UK exploits last summer.

Playing for Hampshire club Hartley Wintney, Karvelas was the fourth leading run-scorer in the Southern Electric Premier League (Division 2) and sixth on the run averages with 484 runs at 40.33.

He struck three fifties and a breath-taking hundred against Calmore Sports – hitting an 87-ball 148, an innings that included 13 x 4s and 9 x 6s. Karvelas also pitched in with 19 wickets at 25.68 to conclude a brilliant first season’s UK league cricket.

Karvelas is eager to impress in Bassetlaw's top flight and push for higher honours in future.


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